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Electro-Motive Division BL1 and BL2
United States | 1947 | 59 produced
BL2 of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad in April 1965 at Englewood Union Station in Chicago
BL2 of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad in April 1965 at Englewood Union Station in Chicago
Roger Puta
General
Built1947-1949
ManufacturerElectro-Motive Division
Axle configB-B 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length54 ft 0 in
Wheelbase44 ft
Fixed wheelbase9 ft
Service weight230,000 lbs
Adhesive weight230,000 lbs
Axle load57,500 lbs
Power
Power sourcediesel-electric
Top speed65 mph
Starting effort56,200 lbf
EngineEMD 16-567B
Engine typeV16 diesel
Fuel800 us gal (diesel)
Engine output1,500 hp (1,119 kW)
Power Plant
Boiler
Calculated Values
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freight
last changed: 09 2023
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